Used Fender Custom Shop 1965 Stratocaster Relic Maple - Faded 3 Tone Sunburst


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This incredible 1965 Stratocaster features a light relic job, exceptional playability, and a blend of new and old Strat design to deliver a wonderful in-hand feel and tone. Its lightweight two-piece alder body connects with a quartersawn maple 1965 "C" neck for smooth fretting-hand feel across the Sanko 6105-fretted maple fingerboard. Sonically, you're dealing with a Custom Shop Hand-Wound '65 Single-Coil Strat in both the neck and bridge, which churn out the vintage Strat tone you know and love, while the middle pickup, a Custom Shop Hand-Wound '65 RWRP Single-Coil Strat, is reverse-wound and reverse-polarity for extra tonal versatility. Plus, its vintage-style hardware, eggshell pickguard, and Faded 3 Tone Sunburst finish give it a classic look to go along with its vintage tone and feel.

Cosmetic Condition: Excellent overall condition. This guitar plays exceptionally well, and features all the nicks, dings, and scratches of a 1965 original. Plus, it comes with fresh strings and low action, courtesy of Cream City Music's signature setup.

Neck: Maple 5/4 Quarter Sawn neck with 65 Strat "C" profile. 9.5" radius fingerboard with black micarta inlays and Sanko 6105 frets.

-Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .820"
-Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .974"

Body: Alder body finished in Faded 3 Tone Sunburst. 63-69 Strat pickguard, American Vintage Strat bridge assembly, and Nickel/Chrome hardware.

Electronics: 3 Handwound 65 Strat single-coil pickups, with the middle pickup being Reverse Wound, Reverse Polarity. Strat Vintage Modified Wiring #2 and five-way switching.

Case: Original Fender Custom Shop hardshell case included.

Weight: 7 lbs. 11.3 oz.